Hamas is trying to take over the Kerem Shalom

מעבר כרם שלום, צילום ארכיון: דובר צה”ל

Hamas prevents the passage as part of attempts to replace the contractor instead of their contractor and take over operation of transit

תאריך: 04/03/2013, 11:07    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Hamas is trying to take over the Kerem Shalom crossing after Israel decided to close the passage last week, following rocket fire toward Ashkelon.

Palestinian contractor responsible for operation of the Kerem Shalom crossing on the Palestinian side refused to report and assist in the transfer of goods from Israel to the Gaza Strip. Island of stability
The contractor is against the backdrop of Hamas attempts to overwrite the selected concessionaire by the PA authorized franchisee to take over operations and increase profits over the profits.

Hamas’s decision violates the status quo threatens security and continue operation of the security arrangements.

Coordinator of government activities in the territories, Maj. Gen. Eitan dangot opposed allowing, spoke this morning with Palestinian Authority officials, updating them on the contractor’s decision, noting that the Israeli side has so far received 65 trucks and stressed that Israel is ready to deliver the goods to Gaza in case
And Palestinian contractor will decide again.

Translated from Hebrew

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